Chiefs Add A Couple Of Undrafted DB’s


Lost in the big Le’Ron McClain singing news (still not confirmed by the team) was that the Kansas City Chiefs added a couple of undrafted free agents.


The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Wednesday that the club has signed rookie free agents DB Javes Lewis and DB Mario Russell.

Lewis (6-1, 190) played in 39 games at Oregon, recording 122 tackles (83 solo), 5.5 tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks (-12.0 yards). He also had three interceptions, 12 passes defensed, four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. The Nuremburg, Germany native was a running back and safety at Tustin High School in Tustin, Calif.

Russell (6-2, 205) appeared in 45 games (35 starts) at Carson-Newman, producing 275 tackles (142 solo), 6.0 tackles for loss and four interceptions. He added 30 passes defensed, six forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. He earned offensive and defensive MVP honors at Mifflin High School in Columbus, Ohio.

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A couple of good solid options here. The Chiefs are a little thin at DB depth. Remember Donald Washinton still lurks on this roster. These guys are probably training camp bodies but you never know.